Rolls-Royce, Reaction Engines to Develop High-Speed Jet Engines

August 21, 2020 @ 09:31 AM

Rolls-Royce and Reaction Engines today announced a new strategic partnership agreement to develop high-speed aircraft propulsion systems and explore applications for Reaction Engines thermal management technology within civil and defence aerospace gas turbine engines and hybrid-electric systems. “We have been working closely with Reaction Engines for the past two years, including...

All new Russian Turboprop Engine Cleared for Flight Tests aboard Il-114 Airliner

August 9, 2020 @ 08:55 AM

The first all-new Russian turboprop aircraft engine in decades, the TV7-117ST-01 power plant for the upcoming Il-114-300 passenger aircraft has successfully completed its test cycle mounted on the Il-76LL flying laboratory. The power plant is ready for testing on board the Il-114-300 airliner

Russia’s UEC Sets up Massive Helicopter Engine Plant

July 18, 2020 @ 08:41 AM

Russias United Engine Corporation (UEC) a division of Rostec has opened a new plant for the production of up to 350 helicopter engine assemblies per year. This is the first specialized production plant of this scale in Russia; 8

Russia Developing PD-8 Engine to Replace SaM146 Powerplant for SSJ100 Airliner

July 16, 2020 @ 09:01 AM

Rostec the parent company of Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (SCAC) has revealed that work on a new engine for the Sukhoi SSJ100 regional airliner, the PD-8 has commenced to replace the SaM146 power plant currently produced by Powerjet, a 50:50 joint venture between Frances Safran and Russian NPO Saturn. “Based on the...

Russian UEC to Deploy AI Module in Yak-130 Engine Production

June 23, 2020 @ 12:11 PM

Russias United Engine Corporation (UEC) and Zyfra, a Finnish-Russian firm have begun testing the Zyfra Industrial Internet of Things Platform (ZIIoT) that uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to manufacture Yak-130 engines. Testing is taking place at Russias Salyut production unit

Russian Su-57 With Fifth-gen Engine Expected Beyond 2025

May 8, 2020 @ 08:11 AM

The much anticipated fifth-generation engine for the Russian Su-57 stealth fighter jet will be introduced after 2025, Deputy Minister of Defense Alexei Krivoruchko has said. “The deliveries of fifth-generation Su-57 fighters to the Russian Air Force are planned in two stages: until the mid-2020s with a fourth-generation engine, after - with a fifth-generation engine,” he said during the course of an interview with US based publication

GE to Produce F110 Engines for F-16 Jets of Slovakia, Bulgaria, Taiwan

April 29, 2020 @ 06:52 AM

General Electric has won $707.3 million to supply F110 engines to power F-16 fighter jets of Slovakia, Bulgaria, and Taiwan

US Navy Procures 8 F/A-18 Engines

April 8, 2020 @ 06:51 AM

The US Navy has placed an order for 8 F414-400 engines to power their F/A-18 Super Hornet jets. “General Electric is awarded a $51

Locally-made PD-14 Engine for Russian MC-21 Airliner Enters Serial Production

March 31, 2020 @ 11:41 AM

Mass production of PD-14 engines for the MC-21 aircraft has begun signaling a major acceleration of the Russian project to product a medium-haul airliner to compete with the Boeing 737 and Airbus A320. “In January 2020, the first engine products for installation on the latest Russian aircraft MS-21 were already delivered to the Irkutsk aircraft plant,” Oleg Yevtushenko, executive director of Rostec, the parent company of United Aircraft Corporation (UAC) told RIA Novosti Monday

Pentagon Taps General Electric to Supply 48 F/A-18 Engines

March 31, 2020 @ 07:41 AM

The Pentagon has awarded General Electric a contract valued $215 million to provide 48 F/A-18 engines.

Pratt & Whitney to Provide Engines for US, Japanese F-35 Fighters

March 17, 2020 @ 06:34 AM

The Pentagon has awarded Pratt & Whitney $320 million to supply 32 F135 engines to power F-35 stealth jets of the US Air Force, US Navy and Japan. “United Technologies Corp

China Replaces Russian Engine in J-10C Jet With Locally-made WS-10 Taihang

March 4, 2020 @ 07:28 AM

A newly built J-10C fighter has been fitted with a domestically developed WS-10 Taihang engine to replace the Russian-made AL-31 engine. The development could come as bad news for Russias United Engine Corporation which supplied engines for Chinas fighter jets for decades including for its showpiece aircraft, the J-20 stealth jet